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If you're using TeamViewer, make sure it's updated to the latest version : They patched a new vulnerability that could let remote attackers steal your system login credentials and compromise it, just convincing you into visiting a malicious web page once.

DEF CON 28: Cybersecurity researcher demonstrated several vulnerabilities affecting Zoom video conferencing app for Linux, its production and development infrastructure, and the implementation of end-to-end encryption.

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How Malicious Tor Relays are Exploiting Users in 2020 (Part I)
>23% of the Tor network’s exit capacity has been attacking Tor users

Bill Gates on Covid: Most US Tests Are ‘Completely Garbage’
The techie-turned-philanthropist on vaccines, Trump, and why social media is “a poisoned chalice.”

dorking (how to find anything on the Internet)
Sat 04 April 2020
tagged dorking, non-technical, how-to, scraping, growth hacks, reference
tl;dr: Use advanced Google Search to find any webpage, emails, info, or secrets
cost: $0
time: 2 minutes
Software engineers have long joked about how much of their job is simply Googling things.
Now you can do the same, but for free.

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Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates

Sometimes it’s easier to rewrite genetics than update Excel

It’s been over a week since hackers crippled Garmin with a ransomware attack, and five days since its services started flickering back to life. The company still hasn’t fully recovered, as syncing issues and delays continue to haunt corners of the Garmin Connect platform. Two things, though, are clear: It could have been worse for Garmin. And it’s only a matter of time before ransomware’s big game hunters strike again.

google search pointing to google properties 

I have not used Google search for a long time, but people who do tell me it is headed in some strange directions with more and more of the top results belonging to Google properties #stateOfTheWeb

‘Success Addicts’ Choose Being Special Over Being Happy

The pursuit of achievement distracts from the deeply ordinary activities and relationships that make life meaningful.

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